Looking for a fun-filled day out in the capital that the whole family can enjoy this Easter? Check out these 5 family-friendly activities in London Bridge… 1. Take part in London’s Highest Easter Egg Hunt Ascend The Shard to spot the giant Easter Eggs that have been hidden in key locations around London’s skyline. Family friendly games and a visit from the Easter Bunny will keep the kids entertained, giving the adults time to relax and appreciate the breath-taking views of the city. Find out more > 2. Catch a show at The Unicorn Theatre The Unicorn Theatre are welcoming some old favourites back for holidays, including The Polar Bears, Go, Go, Go! and The Show in Which Hopefully Nothing Happens. Check out their free Up Club arts and crafts sessions each Saturday for show-themed workshops. Find out more > 3. Climb aboard the HMS Belfast Explore the most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship, HMS Belfast and see what life was like aboard this floating city as you weave your way through the bowels of the ship and climb up and down ladders across all 9 decks. Find out more > 4. Follow the family trail at Tower Bridge Visit Tower Bridge’s breath-taking high level Walkways and atmospheric Victorian Engine Rooms, whilst discovering fascinating facts using their handy interactive app, designed especially for families. Find out more > 5. Stop off for a bite at One Tower Bridge After all that excitement, refreshments are in order! Discover a selection of family-friendly restaurants at One Tower Bridge, including The Coal Shed, where all children under 7 eat for free this half-term and Temakinho, where take-away options are available to enjoy as a picnic on Potters Fields Park. Find out more >
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The View from The Shard have teamed up with well-respected Pilates instructor Julie Sullivan to bring Power Pilates to the venue. These exclusive classes are suited to all levels of experience and will be hosted 800ft above London on the 69th floor of The Shard – the tallest viewing gallery in London. Spring Dates: Saturday 30 March – 08:15am – 09:15am Saturday 6 April – 08:15am – 09:15am Wednesday 10 April – 08:15am – 09:15am Each class is 60 minutes followed by a 15 minute Q&A session and participants are welcome to stay and enjoy the view post workout Find out more
Join The View from The Shard at one of their popular Silent Discos in association with Time Out London selected Weekend nights at 10 PM. Grab a drink from the bar, pop on a set of headphones and dance the night away at incredible heights! Pick your channel and choose your side as three DJs battle it out over separate wireless channels playing the best in pop, rock and party classics, whilst you admire the sweeping panoramas of London at your feet. Book Tickets March 31st 2019
The Extraordinary Travelling Film Show pop-up cinema will host a Mother’s Day screening of Bohemian Rhapsody at The View from The Shard on March 20th. Whether you’re looking for a special treat for your mother, or let’s be honest, something really special for yourself, this is a night that will make you feel a kinda magic. Experience the breathtaking views of the capital from the 69th floor of The View from The Shard with a complimentary glass of champagne and freshly made popcorn. Then settle in, surrounded by the lights of London, and enjoy this award-winning film on the big screen and of course sing along to Queen’s greatest hits! 9 pm admission, 9:30 pm film starts, 11:45 film finishes Buy tickets
The Extraordinary Travelling Film Show’s pop-up cinema returns to The View from The Shard with a Valentines screening of the Baz Luhrman classic, Romeo + Juliet. At over 800 feet above London, there is technically no one closer to the stars than you for this screening of ‘two star-crossed lovers’. But technicalities aside, The View from The Shard is one of the most atmospheric and, dare we say, romantic places in London – and for this night only, you can experience its breathtaking views and enjoy the film with a complimentary glass of champagne and box of popcorn. When? Wednesday 13th February, 9pm admission, 9:30 film starts Buy tickets
Shard Lights returns to London Bridge from Monday 3rd December 2018 – January 2nd, transforming the top 20 storeys of The Shard into a colourful spectacle, visible across the capital. This year’s Shard Lights reflects all the colours of the sky in a 30-minute show displayed every half an hour from 4pm to 1am each evening, from the from golden sunrises, through to the pinks and lavenders of the sunset, to the dark blue of twilight. On New Year’s Eve there will be a unique display from when the clock strikes midnight to the early hours of New Year’s Day before the show comes to a close. Tag your pictures #ShardLights
This August The View from The Shard are quite literally taking music to new heights with their first ever Summer of Music, 800ft above the city! Throughout the month an array of artists will be performing at the top of the iconic structure, with the goal of raising the roof in London’s highest riser. Catch performances from the likes of the Hoosiers, Artful Dodger and DJ Pied Piper. Check out the full line up *Over 18s ONLY, proof of age may be required. Tickets are subject to availability. All attendees are subject to be screened and searched, as part of the building policy.
Join The View from The Shard at their next Silent Disco in association with Time Out London on April 28th. Grab a drink from the bar, pop on a set of headphones and dance the night away at incredible heights! Pick your channel and choose your side as three DJs battle it out over separate wireless channels playing the best in pop, rock and party classics, whilst you admire the sweeping panoramas of London at your feet! Book online to avoid disappointment.
London is undoubtably one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, with revellers gathering from all over the globe to see out the year gone by in a flurry of fireworks and festivities. London Bridge is no exception; whether you’re looking to dine the night away or dance ’til dawn, here’s our pick of parties to suit all tastes. 1. Start 2017 on a high at The View from The Shard The View from The Shard has all the ingredients for a truly memorable New Year’s Eve experience. Take in panoramic views of the city’s festivities playing out below, as you sip champagne from the top of Western Europe’s tallest building. Tickets to the New Year’s Eve party on levels 69 and 72 include a welcome cocktail, a live set from DJ Santero, a glass of champagne to toast in the New Year and a goody bag. £199 per person, available to book here 2. Party off the beaten track with Nine Lives If delicious cocktails, good company and dancing are your thing, head down to Nine Lives basement paradise. DJs High Fashion Technique will take you on a deep delve into their record bags, bringing you the ultimate soundtrack to see 2017 out with a bang. £10 per person. Tickets here. 3. Jive into the wee hours at Village East’s Prohibition Party Think gangsters, flapper dresses, feather bowers and braces, but most importantly, a one of a kind location for the most happening speakeasy in town. Guests will be suitably wined and dined before entering the lounge for cocktails, dancing and more cocktails. £55 per person. Book here 4. Dine in style at The Coal Shed The Coal Shed will be serving an a la Carte menu, with their famous sharing 35 day aged steaks and South coast fish. The bar will be serving special cocktails, with experts on hand to help you choose the perfect bottle of wine. Each booking will be treated to a complimentary glass of champagne or OTB Cocktail. Book your table here. 5. oblix at The Shard oblix will be treating diners to celebratory canapés and a four course menu, specially designed by executive chef, Marcus Eaves. The meal will be accompanied by champagne and wine pairings, flowing throughout the evening. With views of the capital providing a stunning backdrop, guests will be welcomed into oblix west to enjoy the fireworks display, before moving across to the oblix east, where a live band and dj will keep the party going until the small hours. £450 per person. Booking details here
The Extraordinary Travelling Film Show will host two festive film nights at The View from The Shard this December. Bring a loved one to the top of London’s tallest building with the capital’s lights twinkling below. Bonus – you’ll be seriously close to the flight path of Father Christmas! Miracle on 34th Street | Tuesday 12th December This timeless Christmas classic only improves with age. See it on the big screen with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail and free popcorn, while enjoying views of London that only Father Christmas gets to see as he makes his rounds! Book now Scrooge | Wednesday 13th December This has to be the definitive version of Charles Dickens’ classic starring Alistair Sim, with its ‘lashings of festive cheer and a fair dollop of fine performances that will leave you in the mood for mince pies and a newer sense of seasonal goodwill to all men’, according to Empire Magazine. Book now